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Advanced Nurse Practitioner - UCR

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced advanced nurse practitioner to join our Community Integrated Response Team, working across urgent community response and frailty virtual ward.

Do you want to be part of a dynamic NHS team where no two days are the same, but every day brings rewards in terms of job satisfaction and team working?

Do you want flexibility with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge with opportunities for career development?

Main duties of the job

The Community Integrated Response Team is going through a very exciting period of transformation.

This post is fundamental for leadership and clinical delivery across the team, and recognises the complexity of the services delivered by the community integrated response team.

Responsible for clinical delivery of services to defined performance indicators including quality standards and patient experience.

You will be working as part of a highly supportive and motivated service

The successful candidate will also work with other clinicians including Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists and social workers, whom are all co-located within the Integrated Gateway. Provide support to the nursing team to ensure that the course of clinical care that is right for the patient.

The services provide care for acutely unwell patients in their own home (inclusive of residential and nursing homes), aiming to avoid unplanned admissions to hospital supporting earlier discharges from hospital and have commenced National Guidance for 2 hr Urgent Care Response

To use established pathways and processes to provide a wide range of nursing and social care assessments to patients who may potentially be at risk of a hospital admission.

We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds including emergency nurses, primary care and acute medicine as well as nurses from community backgrounds who have experience in working within Integrated Services.

About us

Our Common Purpose:
we will support you and your community to live well. Our Values: Supportive and caring, listening to others. Communicating openly, honestly and sharing ideas. Trusted to deliver, feeling valued and safe.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To develop and deliver health care, training and health promotion as a member of the System 1 Division, using evidence-based practice and professional leadership and management.

To promote positive health to staff, individuals, families, groups, communities and relevant agencies.

To evaluate service delivery, identify areas for improvement and initiate change.

To contribute to the development of best practice and facilitate shared learning to develop services and initiatives that meet local needs, in relation to aims and objectives of Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust.

To develop effective links with key people in delivering services to support staff in improving the care given to our patients.

Person Specification

Qualifications and professional training


  • First Level Nurse with current registration with NMC
  • Degree/ Diploma in relevant clinical area
  • Msc Advanced Practice
  • V300 Prescriber
  • Leadership Course Level 6
  • Mentorship Course Level 6


  • Mentorship Course Level 7

Experience and Knowledge


  • Substantial experience of Community Services within Urgent and Primary Care and working clinically within those services
  • Experience in presenting and leading groups
  • Experience of working collaboratively with other agencies and professions to deliver change
  • Evidence of leading innovation and change in clinical practice
  • Experience of self-management and managing others
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Ability to use email, internet and word processing software
  • Experience in evaluating service delivery
  • Participation in a diversity of Nurse Practitioner care issues and settings
  • Has experience of supporting and guiding learners
  • Experience of mentorship and preceptorship of junior staff
  • Experience of exploring innovative ways of working and ensuring best practice within the clinical area
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working
  • Evidence of significant involvement in change management

Skills and attributes


  • Ability to constructively challenge
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Ability to support and motivate staff


  • Operational management experience

Personal qualities


  • Ability to work flexibly as part of an out of hours rota
  • Able to build effective relationships that engage and support individuals and teams in change
  • Ability to influence and negotiate
  • Leadership qualities
  • High levels of personal awareness
  • Access to a car for work purposes

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust


St Catherine's Health Centre

Derby Road


CH42 0LQ

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